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Autism News and Views will provide regular updates on news about Autism. In addition, we have provided important links to a wide variety of web sites that will provide you with information on Education, Health, Safety, Advocacy, Service Providers and much more. Use Autism News and Views as your source for the best information on the Autism Spectrum.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

New Blog on the Block--Autism News and Views

Today we are launching our new blog entitled, Autism News and Views. We hope you will find the information informative and useful. If you like what you see here, we are asking that you kindly spread the news about this blog to parents, educators, researchers, clinicians and anyone else interested in improving the lives of those individuals affected by autism.We invite you to share your thoughts and comments with us.
  • "It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential."--Hans Asperger

  • Researchers at the University of Montreal's Centre for Excellence in Pervasive Development Disorders found that individuals with autism focus more of their brain resources in the areas of the brain associated with visual detection and identification. On the other hand, they appear to have less activity in the areas used to plan and control thoughts and action.{Source: Human Brain Mapping, April 4, 2001}